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Obama Delivers State of the Union  As Popularity Improves

Obama Delivers State of the Union As Popularity Improves

President Barack Obama is set to deliver the State of the Union as the economy recovers and his popularity numbers... Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
FACT CHECK: Obama's State of the Union Claims

FACT CHECK: Obama's State of the Union Claims

The U.S. may not have "risen from recession" quite as rousingly as President Barack Obama suggested in his State of... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
From Tax Hikes to Cybersecurity: Highlights from Obama's SOTU

From Tax Hikes to Cybersecurity: Highlights from Obama's SOTU

President Barack Obama called for higher taxes on wealthy Americans and new initiatives to boost the middle class as... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
GOP Congressman Slams Obama for

GOP Congressman Slams Obama for "Deportable" SOTU Guest

A Republican congressman slammed the White House over one of its young State of the Union guests Tuesday, tweeting... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Republicans Criticize State of the Union Beforehand

Republicans Criticize State of the Union Beforehand

Republican leaders got a jump start on their traditional response to the State of the Union address, criticizing the... Read »

Jan 20, 2015
Va. Gov. Suffers 7 Broken Ribs in Fall From Horse

Va. Gov. Suffers 7 Broken Ribs in Fall From Horse

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is recovering from injuries he received after being thrown from a horse while on a... Read »

Jan 19, 2015
State of the Union: What To Expect

State of the Union: What To Expect

President Obama's upcoming State of The Union address is already being met by Republican criticism. Watch »

Jan 19, 2015
Alan Gross to Attend State of Union 1 Month After Cuba Release

Alan Gross to Attend State of Union 1 Month After Cuba Release

A Maryland man who returned home last month after spending five years imprisoned in Cuba will have a prime viewing... Read »

Jan 19, 2015
Chicago Teen Who Asked Santa for Safety Invited to State of the Union

Chicago Teen Who Asked Santa for Safety Invited to State of the Union

A South Side Chicago teen who wrote a letter to Santa asking for safety and received a reply from President Barack... Watch »

Jan 20, 2015
California Chief Justice on Dealing Blackjack.

California Chief Justice on Dealing Blackjack.

Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court--Tani Cantil-Sakauye-- runs the largest court system in the nation.... Watch »

Jan 18, 2015
CA Chief Justice on State of Courts

CA Chief Justice on State of Courts

California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye offered a strong defense of her administration of the courts, saying... Watch »

Jan 17, 2015
Mitt Romney Considering

Mitt Romney Considering "the Future"

Mitt Romney hinted at a possible third try for the White House and said he is "giving some serious considerati... Watch »

Jan 16, 2015
Romney Hints at Presidential Run During RNC Speech

Romney Hints at Presidential Run During RNC Speech

Mitt Romney is addressing the GOP's winter meeting delegates aboard the USS Midway Museum on the Embarcadero Friday... Watch »

Jan 17, 2015
RNC Rolls Out 2016 Debate Schedule

RNC Rolls Out 2016 Debate Schedule

RNC officials reported Friday the first debate is scheduled for Ohio in August. The announcement follows months... Read »

Jan 16, 2015
Millionaires Make Up Half of Congress: Report

Millionaires Make Up Half of Congress: Report

Congress is getting richer and seeing its number of millionare members grow, as average Americans continue to strug... Read »

Jan 15, 2015
Perry Delivers Farewell Speech to TX Legislature

Perry Delivers Farewell Speech to TX Legislature

Gov. Rick Perry delivered a farewell address to the Texas Legislature, capping his 14-year term with a final tribute... Watch »

Jan 15, 2015
Congressman Sorry for Tweet Comparing Obama to Hitler

Congressman Sorry for Tweet Comparing Obama to Hitler

Texas' Republican Rep. Randy Weber apologized Tuesday for comparing President Barack Obama to Adolf Hitler in a... Read »

Jan 13, 2015
Christie's State of the State Gets National Buzz Ahead of 2016

Christie's State of the State Gets National Buzz Ahead of 2016

As he eyes a presidential run, Gov. Chris Christie delivered a State of the State speech Tuesday aimed at defining... Read »

Jan 14, 2015
Harris Plans to Build on

Harris Plans to Build on "Legacies" in U.S. Senate

California Attorney General Kamala Harris became the first high-profile Democrat to announce that she plans to enter... Watch »

Jan 13, 2015
AG Harris to Announce 2016 Senate Run

AG Harris to Announce 2016 Senate Run

California Attorney General Kamala Harris plans to run for retiring Sen. Barbara Boxer's seat in the Senate, making... Watch »

Jan 13, 2015

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